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U.S. News evaluated 115 Small Value Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 38.34 percent over the past year, 22.66 percent over the past three years, 27.48 percent over the past five years, and 8.53 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||31.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||22.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||27.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.5%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in a limited number of equity securities of small capitalization companies. The advisor considers a company to be a small-cap company if it has a market capitalization, at the time of purchase, in the range of $50 million to $5 billion. Although it will invest primarily in the equity securities of U.S. companies, the fund may also invest up to 20% of its assets in the securities of foreign companies, including common and preferred stocks.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Cove Street Capital Small Cap Value Fund has an expense ratio of 1.40 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.